Lakewood Man Wins $1M At Borgata

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ATLANTIC CITY – One lucky Lakewood resident turned $5 into $1 million this weekend in Atlantic City at the Borgata casino.

Harold M. of Lakewood bet $5 on the Three Card Poker “6 Card Bonus” and wound up winning big with a six card Royal Straight Flush of Diamonds, according to the Borgata. A royal straight flush of diamonds is the ace, king, queen, jack, 10, and 9 all of the same suit.

“Christmas came early for Harold M. of Lakewood, NJ yesterday,” read a post from the Borgata on Dec. 24. “This is the first time this bet has hit at Borgata and experts at confirm that the odds of hitting the 6 card Bonus Royal Flush are 1 in 20,348,320.”

Harold M. beat these incredible odds, taking home the $1 million prize.

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Kimberly Bosco is the Assistant News Editor/Writer at Micromedia Publications. A recent graduate of Rutgers University, she has spent the last four years studying both English and Journalism Media Studies. Kimberly has also recently worked for both Dialogues @RU as a writing and editing intern.